Category - water aid

  • March 22, 2010

    Church World Service is urging the United States to accelerate its efforts to help meet current and future water needs for all, by urging Congress to approve US $500 million in global funding for safe drinking water and sanitation.

  • March 26, 2009

    International agencies have expressed their disappointment that the ministerial declaration adopted at the World Water Forum in Istanbul does not include a reconfirmation of water as a human right.

  • March 22, 2009

    Members of the church-backed Ecumenical Water Network are urging that water be affirmed as a "basic human right" by government delegations meeting in Istanbul at the World Water Forum.

  • February 19, 2009

    As the season of Lent draws near, the Ecumenical Water Network (EWN) is inviting Christians to mark the occasion with reflection and action on some urgent water justice concerns.

  • February 13, 2007

    International development agency Christian Aid is launching a new campaign and fundraising initiative for March 2007 ‚Ä' designed especially for five to 16 year olds, and concerned to help ‚Äúflush out‚Äù poverty. Almost literally.

  • January 8, 2007

    A company based in the north of England is continuing to help save the lives of poor people in some 50 countries across the globe ‚Ä' by partnering with Christian Aid, the UK development agency, and by encouraging offices and public buildings to buy and use water coolers which donate a percentage of costs to water projects in the developing world.